Punch,  29 (1855), 165.

The Voice of the Country on Baby-Shows



Poetry, Drollery

Relevant illustrations:



Display, Zoological Gardens, Human Development

    Reflects on the staging of baby shows 'in Lunnun', and compares them with cattle shows. Lamenting the appearance of baby shows 'Among the wild beasties at Bartlemy Fair', anticipates a similar event being held at Surrey Zoological Gardens. Considers such displays to be degrading to mothers and babies. The illustration shows a baby inside a cage with a female lion.

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